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Guard Shift is one of Fiora's aura arts in Xenoblade Chronicles. It blocks all physical attacks and cuts physical damage received by 50%. However, Fiora's physical damage output against an enemy is reduced by 25%.


Level Learnt Attribute Range Aggro Parameter Effect
55 Ether Self 20 Block Rate ▲ (100%)
Physical Damage Output ▼ (25%)

Arts Level AP Cost Cooldown
Effect Duration
1 - 50.0 15.0
2 360 48.0 16.6
3 720 46.0 18.2
4 1440 44.0 19.8
5 2880 42.0 21.4
6 4320 40.0 23.0
7 6480 38.0 24.6
8 9360 36.0 26.2
9 12,960 34.0 27.8
10 17,280 32.0 29.4

Miscellaneous Info

  • Guard Shift can block against all Topple, Daze, knockback, and blowdown attacks.
  • AI Fiora will use this aura when she is low on HP.
  • Fiora and Reyn both have arts named Guard Shift. This could cause confusion when searching for advanced arts manuals from enemies.

Art book sources


Intermediate art books are only available from shops.
Fiora's Guard Shift intermediate art books cost 19,600 G.


Advanced art books are only available from enemy drops.

Unique Monsters

Enemy Area Rate
Clamorous DablonEryth Sea13.0 %
Serene ImlalyPrison Island11.4 %
Amorous ArcaMechonis Field3.1 %

Other enemies

Enemy Area Rate
Bagrus NebulaMakna Forest13.0 %
Hanz PodTephra Cave13.0 %
Randa NebulaPrison Island5.4 %
M36/FAIRYCentral Factory4.6 %
M68/CHORDMechonis Field2.5 %
Caelum VolffFallen Arm2.4 %

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